I have been a member of Odesk/Upwork since 2010. If anyone new from Ireland needs any advice about working on Upwork let me know and I will give you all the info.
Patrick Meegan here. I've just joined upwork. Currently working on my portfolio. I'd be glad of any advice and insights you can give me.
Thanks & Best Regards,
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Sorry for getting to you so late. There is no notification set up to let people know that someone has responded. There does'nt seem to be a lot of Irish people on here. However there is more than there was in 2010.
If there is any specific questions that you have regarding working on here, let me know. The moderators are quick to help but it always helps to have an Irish perspective.
seeing that there is no notifcation for posts on here, I will check back regulary.
I've not registered for VAT - you only pay VAT if you earn over 37500pa - so unless you earn a LOT, I don't think it's necessary.
I'm only new-ish myself though, so open to correction
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